Lockdown 4.0, Know What Is Allowed And What Is Not
The nationwide lockdown has been extended to two more weeks by May 31 by the Centre on Sunday as it releases new guidelines on lockdown 4.0.
This new phase of lockdown starts from 18 May with new set of rules and relaxations imposed in different containment zones. These new guidelines are based on suggestions from states that PM Narendra Modi had sought during his fifth discussion with chief ministers on the pandemic on May 11.
All domestic and international air travel of passengers, except for domestic medical services, domestic air ambulance and for security purposes or purposes as permitted by MHA.
The government has allowed inter-state movement of buses and private vehicles with the consent of the involved states.
Hotels, restaurants and other hospitality services, except for the running of canteens in bus depots, railway stations and airports are prohibited throughout the country.
Places of large public gatherings such as cinemas, shopping malls, gymnasiums entertainment parks, etc.; social, political, cultural and similar gatherings and other large congregations; and, access to religious places/places of worship for public are also prohibited.
The night curfew, which restricts movement of people between 7 pm and 7 am, will continue. Also, people above 65 years of age, pregnant women and children below 10 years have been told to stay at home.
Barber shops and deliveries by e-commerce sites such as Amazon are allowed to resume in all zones.